Wildcard Wednesday: “I don’t care if she did put an ice cube in your underwear! Girls will do that.”

Today in history…

-The world’s first roller rink opened in Newport, Rhode Island. (1866)

-St. Louis’ Ed Karger pitched a 7-inning perfect game against the Braves. (1907)

-Tris Speaker hit his 700th double. (1926)

-Babe Ruth became the first man to hit 500 home runs. (1929)

-Boston Brave Vern Bickford no-hit the Brooklyn Dodgers. (1950)

-The first baseball game (Braves vs. Dodgers) telecast in color. (1951)

-The New York Giants lost to put themselves 13 games behind the Dodgers. They would go on to win the pennant. (1951)

-Warren Spahn recorded his 300th victory against the Cubs. (1961)

-Harmon Killebrew hit home runs number 500 and 501. (1971)

-The Expos Jose Mangual struck out 5 times in the same game. (1975)

-“Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child” premiered. (1989)


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